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Ascension Parish School Board Receives $6M More in Disaster Aid

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Ascension Parish School Board will receive nearly $6.1 million for permanent school repairs following the August 2016 floods. The recently approved funding will help with campus-wide repair efforts at St. Amant High School.

Minimizing Hurricane Risks

Hurricane season begins June 1 and we've already experienced, Alberto, the first named storm system, but it’s not too late for citizens to protect themselves and their families during severe weather. Since the mid 1800’s when the National Weather Service began officially recording hurricanes, 54 hurricanes have directly hit Louisiana.

Select floodplain maps within Bexar County become final

DENTON, Texas –– New floodplain maps become effective on June 19, 2020, for the City of Terrell Hills and multiple well-defined, distinct areas of the City of San Antonio within Bexar County, TX. As the local cooperating technical partner, the San Antonio River Authority developed the new floodplain maps together with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are now in either a low-to-moderate or special flood hazard area, defined as a high-risk flood zone.  

Denton County flood maps become final

DENTON, Texas –– New flood maps become effective on June 19, 2020, for portions of Denton County, TX. Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are in a low to moderate, or high-risk flood zone.  

Select floodplain maps within Bexar County become final

DENTON, Texas –– New floodplain maps become effective on June 19, 2020, for the City of Terrell Hills and multiple well-defined, distinct areas of the City of San Antonio within Bexar County, TX. As the local cooperating technical partner, the San Antonio River Authority developed the new floodplain maps together with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are now in either a low-to-moderate or special flood hazard area, defined as a high-risk flood zone.

Ngôi nhà của gia đình Rosenberg cho kỳ nghỉ - và được chuẩn bị sẵn sàng cho những cơn bão trong tương lai

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Una familia de Rosenberg está en casa para los días festivos – y preparada para huracanes en el futuro

AUSTIN, Texas – Durante estos días festivos, una madre de la región de Houston está compartiendo su historia de recuperación por el Huracán Harvey, además de la importancia de la preparación perpetua para inundaciones.

 

Rosenberg family home for the holidays – and prepared for future hurricanes

AUSTIN, Texas – A Houston-area mom is sharing her Hurricane Harvey recovery story this holiday season, along with the importance of always being prepared for flood events.

 

FEMA awards $1.5 million to Orange County to elevate 12 flood-damaged homes

AUSTIN, Texas – FEMA has awarded $1.5 million to Orange County, through the Texas Division of Emergency Management, to fund the elevation of 12 flood-prone homes, impacted by Hurricane Harvey, as part of FEMAs Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP).

 

Federal grant funding will provide 75% of the cost of this project, and a local match will provide 25%.

 

Các biện pháp giảm thiểu giúp Thành phố Dickinson tăng khả năng phục hồi sau Cơn bão Harvey

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